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Regular Meeting

Frisco ISD Administrative Complex, 6928 Maple Street, Frisco

Monday, January 11, 2010 6:00 PM


Agenda of Regular Meeting
The Board of Trustees
Frisco ISD

A Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Frisco ISD will be held January 11, 2010,
beginning at 6:00 PM in the Frisco ISD Administrative Complex, 6928 Maple Street, Frisco.

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as
listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice.

Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be
acted on at one time.

1. Open regular meeting, call to order, and announce quorum 4

2. Closed Session under Texas Government Code Chapter 551, Subchapters D


and E
A. Real property-551.072
1. Potential sale of real property
B. Student discipline-551.082
1. Ongoing student discipline issues
C. Personnel matters-551.074
1. Ongoing personnel issues
2. Superintendent performance evaluation for 2009-2010 school
year and compensation considerations for the 2010-2011 school
year

3. Return to open meeting


A. Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation
B. Approval of minutes from December 14 regular meeting 9
C. Communications to and from the board including public comments
D. Consent Agenda
1. Act on tax office reports 12
2. Act on budget amendment 16
3. Act on payments to vendors, architects, and contractors 18
4. Act on recommendation of award for Preferred Approved 20
Vendor List
5. Act on recommendation of approval of cooperative purchasing 22
organizations utilized by Frisco ISD
6. Act on deductive change orders
a. Card access 24
b. Allen Elementary 26
c. Cobb Middle School 28
7. Act on acceptance of donation for ag facility livestock panels 31
8. Act on purchase of perpetual licenses and training for special 33
education students
E. Public hearing on 2008-2009 Academic Excellence Indicator System 37
F. Consider and act on Cobb, Hunt, and Maus Middle School attendance 59
zones for opening in August 2010
1. Review recommendation to the board
2. Discussion
3. Recommendation from administration
G. Consider and act on restrictions to general public middle school 63
transfer guidelines for 2010-2011 school year
H. Presentation on plans to emphasize importance of student selection of 64
academically rigorous curriculum at secondary level
I. Consider and act on direction for employee health insurance plan for 84
2010-2011
J. Discussion of items related to proposed administration building
1. Fly through animation
2. Financial considerations for potential bond sales that include 85
administration building
K. Consider and act on personnel recommendations 88
1. Resignations 89
2. Employment 90
L. Instructional support team reports
1. Curriculum and Instruction Report 92
a. Addition of PreAP Algebra 1 course
b. High School Academic Decathlon regional competition
2. Facilities and Finance Report 93
a. Completed projects
3. Administrative Services Report 94
a. TASB Board Policy review January 20-21
b. December benefits summary 95
4. Human Resources Report 96
a. Master’s Degree Reimbursement Program
b. Comprehensive compensation review
5. Student Services Report
a. Building the Pathway for Student Success 97
6. Technology Report 104
a. Current business service software considerations
7. Communications Report
a. Leadership Frisco Education Day 105
8. Superintendent's Report
a. Latest enrollment figures
b. UIL realignment/reclassification
c. Appreciation to the Board

4. Consider and act on adjournment 106


Minutes of Regular Meeting
The Board of Trustees
Frisco ISD
A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Frisco ISD was held December 14, 2009,
beginning at 6:15 p.m. in the Frisco ISD Administrative Complex, 6928 Maple Street, Frisco.
Board members present: President Dan Mossakowski, Vice President Renée Ehmke, Secretary
Brenda Polk, Buddy Minett, Laura Ellison, Richard Beaver, and John Hoxie.
Administrators and staff present: Superintendent Rick Reedy, Assistant Superintendent for
Curriculum and Instruction Debra Nelson, Assistant Superintendent for Facilities and Finance
Richard Wilkinson, Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services Doug Zambiasi,
Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Linda Bass, Executive Director of Student
Services Rick Burnett, Executive Director of Technology and Information Services Melissa
Fouche, Executive Director of Communications and Community Relations Shana Wortham,
Director of Finance Rick Bankston, Benefits Specialist Brenna Rose, Sem Elementary Principal
Dianna High, Elementary Science Coordinator Melanie Cornelius, Coordinator of
Communications and Technology Solutions Jamie Driskill, Frisco High School Principal Sylvia
Palacios, Wakeland High School Principal Mike Farish, Centennial High School Associate
Principal Tony Farmer, Liberty High School Principal Mike Waldrip, District Demographer
Dennis Brent, District Demographer Rick Cohagan, and Assistant to the Superintendent and
Board of Trustees Keri Miller.
1. Open regular meeting, call to order, and announce quorum
Dan Mossakowski called the meeting to order at 6:15 p.m., announced the meeting had
been duly called and posted in the time and manner as required by law, and announced
quorum with all board members present.
2. Closed Session under Texas Government Code Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E
A. Personnel matters--551.074
1. Ongoing personnel issues
2. Superintendent evaluation
At 6:15 p.m. Mr. Mossakowski announced that the board was going into
closed session under Texas Government Code Section 551.074 personnel
matters. No formal action was taken in closed session.
3. Return to open meeting
A. Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation
Frisco High School student Kristen Matulis led the pledges to the flags and
Mr. Minett offered the invocation.
B. Approval of minutes from November 9 regular board meeting, November 18
Communications Committee meeting, and December 1 special board meeting
MOTION was made by John Hoxie, seconded by Renée Ehmke, passed
unanimously to approve minutes from November 9 regular board meeting,
November 18 Communications Committee meeting, and December 1
special board meeting.
C. Review status of required trustee training
As required by Texas Education Code and Board Policy, President Mossakowski
noted for the record that as of the last regular meeting of the calendar year, all
members have currently met or exceeded all training requirements.
D. Student recognition
1. Cross Country
a. Frisco High School Girls Team

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b. Liberty High School Boys Team
c. Wakeland High School Girls Individual
d. Centennial High School Girls Individual
Mr. Burnett introduced cross country coaches who in turn introduced state
competitors.
E. Staff recognition
1. Project Learning Tree award winner
Dr. Bass introduced Ms. Cornelius who introduced Sem Elementary teacher
Michelle Siegle, state winner for Project Learning Tree. Principal Dianna High
also spoke to her accomplishments.
F. Communication to and from the board including public comments
 There was no one in attendance who wished to address the board.
 Leadership Frisco participants in attendance stood up and were recognized.
G. Consent agenda
MOTION was made by Brenda Polk, seconded by Renée Ehmke, passed
unanimously to approve the following consent agenda items:
1. Tax office reports
2. Budget amendments
3. Payments to vendors, architects, and contractors
4. Recommendation of award for Preferred Approved Vendor List
5. Renewal of fire safety systems
6. Deductive change order for ag facility
7. Extension of contracts for athletic vendors
8. Changes to Board Policy for Academic Achievement in EIF (Local)
Graduation and EIA (Local) Grading/Progress Reports to Parents
H. Continued discussion of school health insurance information presented at
December 1 special meeting
Dr. Reedy presented.
I. Consider and act on Sonntag Elementary attendance zone
1. Review recommendation to the board
Dr. Reedy, Mr. Brent, and Mr. Cohagan presented.
2. Discussion
3. Recommendation from administration
MOTION was made by Buddy Minett, seconded by Brenda Polk,
passed unanimously to approve attendance zone for Sonntag
Elementary as presented.
J. Discussion of economic impact and growth trends on opening of new middle
schools in 2010-2011
Dr. Reedy presented.
K. Discussion of restrictions to middle school transfer guidelines for 2010-2011
school year
Mr. Zambiasi presented.
L. Information on data analysis partnership between Frisco ISD and Southern
Methodist University
Dr. Waldrip presented.
M. Consider and act on laptop purchase for summer 2010 replenish schools
Ms. Fouche presented.
MOTION was made by John Hoxie, seconded by Renée Ehmke, passed
unanimously to approve laptop purchase.
N. Considerations relating to current business service software and future
direction
Mr. Wilkinson, Ms. Fouche, and Dr. Bankston presented.
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O. Consider and act on personnel recommendations
1. Resignations
2. Employment
Dr. Bass presented.
MOTION was made by Renée Ehmke, seconded by Brenda Polk,
passed unanimously to approve personnel report as written.
P. Instructional Support Team Reports
1. Curriculum and Instruction Report
a. AEIS Public Hearing--January 11, 2010
b. January 15 staff development day
Dr. Nelson presented.
2. Facilities and Finance
a. Shirley Cooper Award for Career and Technical Education Center
b. Purefoy Elementary timeline
c. Calendar featuring FISD facility
Mr. Wilkinson presented.
3. Administrative Services Report
a. Health Fair participation
b. Transportation employees honored by state organization
c. November benefits summary
Mr. Zambiasi presented.
4. Human Resources Report
a. GOAL presentation at TASPA Conference
b. Principal and Assistant Principal hiring timeline for 2010-2011
Dr. Bass presented.
5. Student Services
a. At Risk/Dropout Prevention Plan
b. Safe and Drug Free Schools Survey
Mr. Burnett presented.
6. Technology and Information Services Report
a. Voice over IP
b. Student projects posted to Shawnee Trail wiki
Ms. Fouche presented.
7. Communications and Community Relations Report
a. School Board Recognition Month
b. With Love It's a Small World Angel Program
Ms. Wortham presented.
8. Superintendent's Report
a. Winter Break December 21-January 1
Dr. Reedy presented.
4. Consider and act on adjournment
MOTION was made by Renée Ehmke, seconded by Buddy Minett, passed
unanimously to adjourn. Meeting adjourned 9:05 p.m.
Keri Miller
Assistant to Superintendent and Board of Trustees
APPROVED:

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Dan Mossakowski, President Brenda Polk, Secretary
Board of Trustees Board of Trustees
Frisco Independent School District Frisco Independent School District

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Richard Wilkinson Facilities and Finance

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Act on tax office reports

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Please see following monthly tax reports.

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the monthly tax reports as presented.

COMMENTS:

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Richard Wilkinson Facilities and Finance

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Act on budget amendment

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

See the attached budget amendment.

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the budget amendment for the high school allotment program.

COMMENTS:

Fund 428 - Fund has been eliminated by the state

Fund 199 - The funding from the state for the High School Allotment Program - formally Fund 428

is now included in the funding of Fund 199.

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BUDGET CHANGE REQUEST

FRISCO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

No. 0.2

ISSUING ORGANIZATION

Business Services

Date Issued: 1/11/2010 For January 2010 Board Meeting

Fund Func. Object SO Org. Prog. Description Budget Increase Decrease Req. Budget
FUND 428
428 11 VARIOUS VARIOUS VARIOUS VARIOUS DISCONTINUED 1,500,000.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 0.00

ADDITIONAL
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199 11 VARIOUS VARIOUS VARIOUS 31000 STATE FUNDING 152,543,871.00 1,500,000.00 0.00 154,043,871.00

Total Change 154,043,871.00 1,500,000.00 1,500,000.00 154,043,871.00


Reason for request:

Fund 428 - Fund has been discontinued by the TEA

Fund 199 - Transfer monies originally budgeted in Fund 428 now be funded by TEA in Fund 199, Program Intent Code 31000

Requested by: Division Approval Business Office approval

Rick Bankston - CFO

Date: 4/24/09 Date: Date:


BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Richard Wilkinson Facilities and Finance

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Act on payment to vendors, architects, and contractors

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Architect fees, construction fees, consultant services, furniture, equipment, and supplies

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve payment to the attached list of vendors.

COMMENTS:

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Check Number Project Vendor Name Description Check Date Transaction Amount

206637 District Wide Heinemann Library Books 12/02/2009 89,397.53


206944 Custodial Results Staffing Inc. Temporary Staffing 12/03/2009 81,996.87
207040 Child Nutrition Sysco Food Systems Inc. Child Nutrition 12/04/2009 167,398.69
207680 Maintenance Dyna-Mist Construction Company Construction Services 12/10/2009 59,284.00
207731 Maintenance Carrier Corp. Maintenance Repair 12/15/2009 153,412.26
208044 District Wide (Health Fair) Medical City of Plano Health Fair 12/17/2009 159,835.00
208199 District Wide (Leasing) Xerox Corp. Monthly Lease 12/17/2009 103,781.00
208524 Child Nutrition Sysco Food Systems Inc. Child Nutrition 12/18/2009 181,569.60
916782 Lone Star High School Affiliated Telephone Inc. Technology 12/02/2009 167,221.00
916827 Coordinator of Text Books Philpott Motors LTD Transportation 12/09/2009 62,862.00
916829 Heritage High School School Specialty Inc. School Furniture 12/09/2009 105,395.34
C80352 Cobb Middle School Core Construction Construction Services 12/08/2009 1,675,186.04
C80353 Cobb Middle School Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 91.42
C80353 Cobb Middle School Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 26,320.00
C80353 Dooley Middle School Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 44,700.00
C80353 Early Childhood Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 34.65
C80353 Grayhawk Elementary Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 40,700.00
C80353 Grayhawk Elementary Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 654.20
C80353 Hunt Middle School Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 109.24
C80353 Hunt Middle School Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 29,568.00
C80353 Maus Middle School Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 69.94
C80353 Maus Middle School Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 17,836.00
C80353 Overhill Drive Extension Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 2,450.50
C80353 Purefoy Elementary Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 9,870.00
C80353 Purefoy Elementary Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 387.69
C80353 Sonntag Elementary Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 135.47
C80353 Sonntag Elementary Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 6,160.00
C80353 Summer Projects Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 11,332.50
C80353 Ag Facility Corgan Associates Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 6,300.00
C80356 Heritage High School Lee Lewis Construction Construction Services 12/08/2009 510,671.12
C80358 Hunt Middle School Pogue Construction Construction Services 12/08/2009 2,408,706.00
C80359 Allen Elementary Ratcliff Constructors LP Construction Services 12/08/2009 205,848.95
C80359 Maus Middle School Ratcliff Constructors LP Construction Services 12/08/2009 1,912,589.40
C80359 Service Center Phase IV & V Ratcliff Constructors LP Construction Services 12/08/2009 20,323.46
C80359 Sonntag Elementary Ratcliff Constructors LP Construction Services 12/08/2009 819,851.00
C80360 Summer Projects SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 94,328.00
C80361 Administration Building SHW Group LLP Construction Services 12/08/2009 10,974.77
C80361 Memorial Stadium (Turf SHW Group LLP Construction Services 12/08/2009 448.30
Replacement)
C80361 Running Trail (Lighting) SHW Group LLP Construction Services 12/08/2009 373.31
C80361 Service Center Phase 4 SHW Group LLP Construction Services 12/08/2009 475.00
C80361 Lone Star High School SHW Group LLP Construction Services 12/08/2009 51,700.22
C80364 Heritage High School Lee Lewis Construction Construction Services 12/08/2009 1,488,050.44
C80365 Acker Elementary SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 15,704.92
C80365 Allen Elementary SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 3,849.50
C80365 Centennial High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 5,289.07
C80365 Centennial High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 607.54
C80365 Centennial High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 386.74
C80365 Centennial High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 1,300.00
C80365 CTE Center SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 922.51
C80365 Fowler Middle School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 10,681.93
C80365 Frisco High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 150.21
C80365 Frisco High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 2,407.34
C80365 Frisco High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 330.92
C80365 Frisco High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 769.55
C80365 Frisco ISD Elementaries SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 19,578.10
C80365 Liberty High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 487.62
C80365 Liberty High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 28,865.00
C80365 Natatorium SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 8,495.02
C80365 RL Barrow Transportation SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 528.44
C80365 Sem Elementary SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 230.13
C80365 Service Center SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 2,470.00
C80365 Service Center SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 886.45
C80365 Service Center SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 1,707.78
C80365 Shawnee Elementary SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 1,579.78
C80365 Smith Elementary SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 4,164.94
C80365 Stafford Middle School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 1,335.88
C80365 Staley Middle School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 2,750.00
C80365 Staley Middle School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 3,488.67
C80365 Student Opportunity Center SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 1,026.85
C80365 Transportation SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 746.44
C80365 Wakeland High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 28,685.00
C80365 Wakeland High School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 1,880.83
C80365 Fowler Middle School SFCC Inc. Construction Services 12/08/2009 2,950.00

Total 10,882,656.07

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Richard Wilkinson Facilities and Finance

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Act on award for preferred approved vendor list

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

We continue to update our qualified vendor list as prescribed by purchasing requirements.

See attached list of recommended vendors.

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the attached lists of vendors to the current preferred

vendor list for district purchases.

COMMENTS:

Bid# 405-1109

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Vendors Pending Board Approval January 2010

RFP 405-1209 AccuWeather Sales and Service, Inc.


RFP 405-1209 Assistive Technology Resources
RFP 405-1209 Audio Visual Dallas, Inc.
RFP 405-1209 Bratt Productions/Dallas Party Tent & Event
RFP 405-1209 Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
RFP 405-1209 Cintas Document Management
RFP 405-1209 CopyCat Music Licensing, LLC
RFP 405-1209 Decker Sports, LLC
RFP 405-1209 Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
RFP 405-1209 HOTSY EQUIPMENT COMPANY
RFP 405-1209 HyperMotion Printing & Graphic Design
RFP 405-1209 ImageNet Office Systems Ltd
RFP 405-1209 Jim Whitten Roof Consultants, LLC
RFP 405-1209 K12Savings.com
RFP 405-1209 KidsArt Fairs
RFP 405-1209 Legacy Books, LLC
RFP 405-1209 LEGO Education
RFP 405-1209 Marcea
RFP 405-1209 McKinney Pipe & Steel
RFP 405-1209 On The Border Catering
RFP 405-1209 P01 Sports
RFP 405-1209 Pearson Education, Inc. PA Pearson Prentice Hall
RFP 405-1209 Peterson Construction, Inc.
RFP 405-1209 Playfitters.com
RFP 405-1209 Speech Corner LLC
RFP 405-1209 Superior Pool Service, Inc.
RFP 405-1209 Tales For Teaching
RFP 405-1209 TEACHER DIRECT/DRAPHIX LLC
RFP 405-1209 Texas Best T-Shirts
RFP 405-1209 & Sole Source Texas Educational Tools
RFP 405-1209 Texas Pottery Supply & Clay Co Inc
RFP 405-1209 TrendMaker Signs
RFP 405-1209 Tropical Paradise, Inc.
RFP 405-1209 Unit Sets Unlimited
RFP 405-1209 Collin County Steel & Pipe Inc.
RFP 405-1209 ECS Learning Systems, Inc.
RFP 405-1209 Justin Seed Company
RFP 405-1209 LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group Inc.
RFP 405-1209 Novel Units, Inc.
RFP 405-1209 Stars Dancewear Inc.
Non Profit National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome
Sole Source Brooklyn Publishers
Sole Source Little Giant Steps
TXMAS-3-7110570 Teknion

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Richard Wilkinson Facilities and Finance

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Act on recommendation of approval of cooperative purchasing organizations utilized by Frisco ISD

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

House Bill 273 requires the Board to approve cooperative purchasing organizations

used by the district. These cooperatives follow all bidding laws in awarding contracts to their

vendors and, by law, school districts are allowed to use bids established through the cooperative

purchasing agreements. Cooperatives are used as a resource when other local bids may not be in

place or to purchase one-time and hard-to-find items. (see attached)

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the cooperative purchasing organizations utilized by Frisco

ISD shown on the attachment.

COMMENTS:

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HB 273 Cooperative Fee Annual Report
FY 2009-2010

Newly enacted House Bill 273 requires that school districts disclose the amounts spent on
purchasing cooperative fees on an annual basis.

1. Educational Purchasing Cooperative of North Texas(EPCNT) - $100 annual fee

2. TASB Buyboard – No membership fee; but vendor fees of $60,303.15

3. Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts - $100 annual fee

4. Education Service Center Region 2013 Purchasing Cooperative - $875 annual fee

5. Collin County Purchasing Form – no fee

6. Department of Information Resources(DIR) – no fee

7. Houston Galveston Area Coop(HGAC) – no fee

8. Tarrant County Purchasing Coop – no fee

9. Texas Cooperative Purchasing Network(TCPN) – no fee

10. Region VIII Education Service Center - Texas Interlocal Purchasing


System(TIPS) – no fee

11. U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance – no fee

12. E & I Coop – no fee

13. Region 10 Education Service Center Purchasing Consortium - no fee

14. TPASS/TXMAS (General Services Commission) – no fee

15. Prospering PALS Purchasing Cooperative - no fee

16. Harris County Department of Education Cooperative – HCDE – no fee

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Richard Wilkinson Facilities and Finance

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Act on deductive change orders

A. Card access

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

$10,148.88 deduction from original (approved) contract

The card access was added to several campuses to enhance safety/security for students/staff

involving access to playground areas and where transitional buildings were a consideration.

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the deductive change order for the card access contract.

COMMENTS:

See attached.

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Richard Wilkinson Facilities and Finance

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Act on deductive change orders

B. Allen Elementary

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

$4,321.79 remaining contingency from surveillance system contract with McKinney Security

Systems.

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the deductive change order for Allen Elementary School

contract.

COMMENTS:

See attached.

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Richard Wilkinson Facilities and Finance

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Act on deductive change orders

C. Cobb Middle School

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

$245,098 in unused contingency funds

See attached

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the deductive change order for Cobb Middle School.

COMMENTS:

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Richard Wilkinson Facilities and Finance

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Act on acceptance of donation for ag facility livestock panels

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

$23,500 - Livestock panels

See attached letter from Coy Miller.

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the acceptance of donation for ag facility livestock panels.

COMMENTS:

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Debra K. Nelson Curriculum and Instruction

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Act on purchase of perpetual licenses and training for special education students

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

TeachTown curricula is validated by research to use with students with more significant disabilities

who require intensive language training. We will purchase 100 perpetual licenses for $112,500.

The additional $4,500 will provide teacher training in use of the curricula.

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the purchase of the licenses and training for a total of $117,000.

COMMENTS:

Federal stimulus funds will be used for these licenses and training.

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TeachTown Proposal
Frisco Independent School District
TeachTown: Basics Software Software

Licensing Option 1; Perpetual


TeachTown, Inc. is pleased to offer Frisco ISD this proposal for the perpetual use of TeachTown: Basics
licenses. This proposal is being offered to coincide with the ARRA funding that requires expenditures with
no Maintenance of Effort impact and sustainability over time. The perpetual model includes a perpetual
usage license term for the software and all updates to the software received over a five (5) year period,
through 2014. Updates may include new curriculum content, rewards, other enhancements and
modifications to the softwares data collection and reporting features. There are no additional fees for these
updates.
This offer applies to the TeachTown: Basics software only.

Perpetual Site License Costs


Number of Licenses Cost Per License
Total Cost 100 $1125.00
$112,500.00
The cost savings of purchasing 100 perpetual licenses compared to renewing this software annually is a
savings of $44,500.00 to Frisco ISD over a period of five years.

Software Licensing Option 2;


Bi-Annual Renewal
TeachTown, Inc. is pleased to offer Frisco ISD a proposal with the options of a bi-annual subscription per
student license.

Two Year Site License Costs


Number of Licenses Cost Per License
Total Cost 100 $600.00 ($300/year)
$60,000.00

Implementation and Evaluation


TeachTown, Inc. is committed to delivering high quality software and services. As part of our dedication to
making your program a success, included in the cost of the software and professional development,
TeachTown provides an implementation consultation prior to the training sessions, as well as a mid-year
program review and a year-end program review. Your team is invited to join us on a conference call to
review expectations, goals and objections and a detailed understanding of all parties involved. Included
below is a general outline of the implementation call to provide you with this concept.

Introductions
Introduction of school account team and TeachTown team members and their roles within each program
Technical Support and Setup Review installation of software on client computers, including types of
computers, operating system, proxy settings, installation disks, technical support team

Key Staff Contacts


Confirm key client team contacts for communications, reporting documentation to appropriate staff

Implementation Sites.
Provide school site names and addresses, teachers, classroom and student profiles to TeachTown team

Instructional Environment
Setup such as lab or classroom, inclusion, self-contained, etc., usage of TeachTown software and
expectations, types of assessments used (Brigance, ABLLS, AEPS, etc.), instructional methods, current
curriculum used with students, and more

Professional Development

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Key components of training setup for either via webinar or on-site sessions. Training lab, locations, travel
details, primary contact, etc.

TeachTown Materials
Discuss materials and quantities necessary for program

Goals and Objectives


Determine initial year’s goals and objectives for students and staff with the use of TeachTown software

Scheduling Program Reviews


Schedule mid-year and end-of-year program reviews This agenda is a generic outline of key discussion
items to assist in a smooth implementation at your school site.

This agenda may be customized dependent on the needs of the client. Additional items can be added as
discussed or requested. Mid-year and Year-end evaluation agendas are determined by the program
administrator and the goals set forth during the implementation meeting. TeachTown usage and data reports
will be provided to assist in this evaluation.

Professional Development Overview and Pricing


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OVERVIEW
Professional development sessions must be completed in numerical order. Each session is a pre-requisite
for the following session. Sessions 1-3 are required when purchasing
TeachTown: Basics. Session descriptions listed below.

TeachTown: Basics Session Descriptions


1) Introduction to TeachTown: Basics Participants will learn how to use TeachTown: Basics in the
classroom or clinic setting and how the program increases student learning. Topics include enrolling
students and facilitators, placing students in the program, selecting lessons, running a student session,
reporting basics, program navigation, implementation guidelines, and incorporating TeachTown:
Basics into the classroom.

2) Using TeachTown: Basics Connection Activities Participants will learn how and when to implement
the Connection (off-computer) Activities in TeachTown: Basics to effectively to reinforce on computer
learning, as well as to expand developmentally appropriate student language and social skills. In
addition, participants will learn research-based effective teaching strategies that can be used for the
Connection Activities and throughout the school day.

3) Introduction to Data Driven Instruction and Decision Making Using TeachTown: Basics
Participants will learn to use individual student data, which is collected automatically by the program
to guide short and long-term curricular decisions. Topics include using all levels of TeachTown:
Basics reports to guide instruction, selecting lessons based on student progress and IEP goals,
understanding raw and summary data, and working with the entire IEP team using TeachTown: Basics
reports and communication systems to provide comprehensive, coherent and individualized instruction
to each student.

4) Advanced Data Driven Instruction and Decision Making (Optional) Participants will review current
TeachTown: Basics student data from their organization with the instructor. Participants will use the
skills they learned in Introduction to Data Driven Instruction and Decision Making to fine tune student
programs and maximize student results.

Professional Development Option 1;


On-site Sessions Live training is conducted at a school district site. The district installs TeachTown: Basics
on training computers before the scheduled training session. On-site training allows up to 18 attendees per
session Sessions 1 and 2 live in a 4.5 hour training Session 3 via WebEx at a later date

Cost: $4500

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(includes travel and expenses for one day live training) $500 for each additional group of 6 participants at
Session 3 Session 4 (optional): Advanced Data Driven Instruction and Decision Making

This session may be repeated by participants. Cost: $500 for each group of up to 6 participants

Professional Development Option 2;


Webinar Sessions WebEx training is conducted by over the Internet by a live person, rather than a
computer generated course. Participants must each be at a computer with a high speed Internet connection
and must call into a toll-free number to participate in the session. Headsets and speakers are not necessary
as all sound is transmitted through the telephone. This allows your staff to ask questions throughout the
training. WebEx Training: 6 participants per session

Sessions 1, 2, and 3 delivered via WebEx. Session 1 just before implementation Session 2 conducted 1-3
weeks later Session 3 conducted 1-6 weeks after session 2

Cost: $2500
for all three sessions for up to 6 participants in each session $1500 for each additional session sets of up to
6 participants at all sessions (If you have 18 teachers, this would require 3 sets of sessions at $2500 for the
initial set, and two additional sets at $1500 each, totaling $5500 for all 18 teachers to receive the required
training.)

Session 4 (optional): Advanced Data Driven Instruction and Decision Making This session may be repeated
by participants. Cost: $500 for each group of up to 6 participants

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Student Performance
Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS)
2008-2009
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Debra Nelson
Assistant Superintendent
Curriculum and Instruction

Frisco Independent School District


2009 Accountability Rating:
Recognized

Gold Performance Acknowledgments:


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 Commended on Reading/ELA, Writing,


Mathematics, Social Studies, Advanced
Placement, Attendance, and Texas
Success Initiative (TSI) in English
Language Arts and Math
2009 TAKS Participation
Grades 3-11

State Region District


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Tested 98.5 98.4 99.4

Accountability 87.3 87.5 92.7

LEP Exempt 0.9 1.0 0.4


TAKS/TAKS Accommodated
Reading/ELA
Sum of Grades 3-11 – Percent Passing
State Region District African Hispanic White Spec. Econ.
10 American Ed. Disadv.
2009 91 92 98 96 96 99 95 95

2008 91 91 98 95 94 99 90 93
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Commended Performance
State Region District African Hispanic White Spec. Econ.
10 American Ed. Disadv.
2009 34 37 56 42 42 60 37 36

2008 34 36 55 39 42 60 34 34
TAKS – Percent Passing
Writing
Sum of Grades 4 & 7
State Region District African Hispanic White Spec. Econ.
10 American Ed. Disadv.
2009 93 94 98 98 97 98 96 95

2008 93 93 99 97 98 99 93 98
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Commended Performance
State Region District African Hispanic White Spec. Econ.
10 American Ed. Disadv.
2009 34 37 59 50 41 62 33 38

2008 33 35 60 51 47 62 26 44
TAKS /TAKS Accommodated
Math
Sum of Grades 3-11 – Percent Passing
State Region District African Hispanic White Spec. Econ.
10 American Ed. Disadv.
2009 82 84 96 90 93 97 89 90

2008 80 81 94 85 87 96 84 84
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Commended Performance
State Region District African Hispanic White Spec. Econ.
10 American Ed. Disadv.
2009 31 35 56 33 43 60 41 36

2008 28 32 51 28 36 55 35 30
TAKS /TAKS Accommodated
Science
Sum of Grades 5,8,10 & 11 – Percent Passing
State Region District African Hispanic White Spec. Econ.
10 American Ed. Disadv.
2009 78 79 94 85 89 96 76 85

2008 74 75 91 78 82 94 63 78
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Commended Performance
State Region District African Hispanic White Spec. Econ.
10 American Ed. Disadv.
2009 26 28 50 28 33 56 25 30

2008 22 25 43 23 30 48 19 27
TAKS /TAKS Accommodated
Social Studies
Sum of Grades 8,10 & 11 – Percent Passing
State Region District African Hispanic White Spec. Econ.
10 American Ed. Disadv.
2009 93 94 99 98 97 99 94 97

2008 91 93 98 97 95 99 90 94
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Commended Performance
State Region District African Hispanic White Spec. Econ.
10 American Ed. Disadv.
2009 44 48 72 56 62 76 34 54

2008 36 41 65 46 48 71 24 43
Advanced Course/Dual Enrollment
Completion
State Region District African Hispanic White Spec. Econ.
10 American Ed. Disadv.

2007-08 23.1 24.5 30.2 19.8 21.6 33.1 5.3 17.8

2006-07 22.1 23.4 27.7 17.4 19.7 30.3 6.0 14.9


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Tested for Advanced Placement


State Region District African Hispanic White
10 American
2008 20.9 26.5 27.1 15.3 18.6 28.8

2007 20.0 24.5 20.7 12.8 15.7 21.6


SAT/ACT Results
Tested State Region District African Hispanic White
10 American

Class of 2008 65.0 63.9 73.6 75.9 47.4 75.5

Class of 2007 68.2 68.0 75.9 75.3 42.0 80.9


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At/Above State Region District African Hispanic White


Criterion 10 American

Class of 2008 27.2 32.9 39.7 15.5 28.4 46.3

Class of 2007 27.0 32.0 40.6 15.6 38.2 41.6


Continuous Improvement
 Focus on math and science initiatives
 Concentrate on the economically disadvantaged subgroup
 Encourage more students to enroll in pre-AP/AP classes and
take the AP exam
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 Increase the number of high school students completing their


education within four years
 Assess and assimilate new students
 Explore strategies to ensure that every child is successful in
his/her educational journey
Professional Staffing
Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS)
2008-2009
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Dr. Linda Bass


Assistant Superintendent
Human Resources

Frisco Independent School District


Staff Classification
Specific Classifications of FISD Staff Compared to State
Percent (%)
Classification FISD % State %
Professional Staff 67.0% 62.9%
Teachers 54.8% 50.7%
Professional Support 8.8% 8.4%
Campus Administration 2.8% 2.8%
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Central Administration 0.6% 1.0%


Educational Aides 8.5% 9.7%
Auxiliary Staff 24.5% 27.4%
 Frisco has a higher percentage of teachers and professional support
than the state average.
 The same percentage is found for campus administration.
 Lower percentages exist for central administration, educational aides,
and auxiliary staff.
 These numbers are reflective of the commitment of FISD to provide
support to students and teachers at the campus level.
Teachers by Ethnicity
With a state and national decline in percentage of minority teachers
available for hire, the best indicator for improvement is yearly gains made
by the district. The chart below shows gains for the last four years in
professional staffing. While the AEIS report is for 2008-09 data, also
included is the hiring information for 2000-10.

Ethnicity Hired Hired Hired Hired Hired


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for for for for for


2005-2006 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
African
American 17 21 18 29 25
Hispanic 16 21 25 21 25

American
Indian 2 4 1 4 5
Asian 1 2 11 4 6
Total 36 48 55 58 61
Minority Staffing

A review of professional staffing for the 2009-2010 school year


indicates professional minority personnel in FISD are represented at
all levels: central office leadership (directors, coordinators,
supervisors, managers), campus leadership (principals, associate
principals, assistant principals), as well as nurse, counselor, parent
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liaison, speech pathologist, psychologist, technology facilitator and


teacher.
Teachers by Highest Degree Held

Frisco ISD continues to hire teachers with advanced degrees


as the table below indicates.
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Degree FISD % State %


No Degree 0.0% .8%
Bachelors 78.3% 77.7%
Masters 21.3% 20.9%
Doctorate 0.4% 0.5%
Teachers by Years of Experience
Teachers with experience continue to seek employment in Frisco
ISD. Students in the district benefit from a balance of teachers
beginning their professional careers and teachers with experience.
As the district continues to grow both in size and reputation, this
trend is expected to continue.
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Years of Experience 2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009


Beginning Teacher 7.2% 10.4% 9.3% 8.2%
1-5 Years Experience 39.3% 37.7% 38.2% 39.5%
6-10 Years Experience 24.3% 24.4% 26.0% 25.3%
11-20 Years 20.7% 19.1% 18.7% 19.8%
Experience
20+ Years Experience 8.5% 8.4% 7.8% 7.1%
Finance Summary
Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS)
2008-2009
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Richard Wilkinson
Assistant Superintendent
Facilities and Finance

Frisco Independent School District


AEIS Report
Frisco ISD Finance Summary 2008-09
 The financial portion of the AEIS report distributed by the Texas
Education Agency is developed from the Agency’s Public Education
Information Management System (PEIMS).

 The charts on the following slide illustrate that Frisco ISD total
expenditures (less Debt Service) of $7,486 per student are below the
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state’s average of $8,342 per student. The District’s Central


Administration expenditures ($220 per student) were significantly lower
than the state average ($271 per student). The district continues to
exceed the state average of $936 per student for debt service with a
per student expenditure of $2,171.

 Excluding debt service and capital outlay we continue to expend


approximately slightly more than 80% on payroll costs.
ACTUAL EXPENDITURE INFORMATION
by Function

DISTRICT STATE

2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09


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Total Operating Expenditures $7,151 $7,251 $7,486 $7,446 $7,826 $8,342

Instruction $4,185 $4,323 $4,467 $4,294 $4,500 $4,819


School Leadership $428 $435 $433 $418 $440 $466
Central Administration $213 $206 $220 $259 $273 $271

Other Operating Expenditures $2,325 $2,287 $2,366 $2,475 $2,613 $2,786

Total Expenditures Plus Debt Service $9,219 $9,329 $9,657 $8,339 $8,697 $9,278
ACTUAL EXPENDITURE INFORMATION
by Percentage of Total Expenditures

DISTRICT STATE

2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09


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Payroll Costs 36.5 41.2 37.9 61.7 61.3 60.5

Other Operating Costs 8.6 10.5 8.6 16.9 16.9 16.3

Debt Service 12.0 14.2 13.2 8.0 8.6 8.5

Capital Outlay 42.8 34.2 40.3 13.4 13.3 14.7


ACTUAL EXPENDITURE INFORMATION
less Debt Service and Capital Outlay

DISTRICT STATE

2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09


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Payroll Costs 81.0 85.2 81.5 78.5 78.4 78.8

Other Operating Costs 19.0 14.8 18.5 21.5 21.6 21.2


BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Rick Reedy Superintendent's Office

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Consider and act on Cobb, Hunt, and Maus Middle School attendance zones for opening in August 2010

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

We will be ready to make a recommendation on the zones for Cobb, Hunt, and Maus Middle School.

All economic and growth factors point to opening this August, 2010.

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the attendance zones as presented.

COMMENTS:

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DRAFT COBB MS ZONE

Stafford
2010: 721
2011: 818

Stafford MS
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Griffin MS

Griffin
2010: 546
2011: 601

Cobb
2010: 648
2011: 721
Cobb MS
DRAFT HUNT MS ZONE

Pioneer Heritage MS

Pioneer Heritage
2010: 593
2011: 642
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Hunt
2010: 569 Hunt MS
2011: 614
DRAFT MAUS MS ZONE

Roach
2010: 641
2011: 704

Roach MS
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Maus MS

Maus
2010: 503
2011: 605
BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Doug Zambiasi Administrative Services

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Consider and act on restrictions to general public middle school transfer guidelines for 2010-2011

school year

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

A new guideline has been drafted to limit or not allow transfers from our newly constituted

middle school attendance zones to ensure a stable student body for programming and planning
purposes. The guideline, if approved, will read as follows: Middle school general public

student transfers for 2010-2011 will NOT be allowed OUT of newly constituted middle

school attendance zones (Cobb, Griffin, Hunt, Pioneer Heritage, Maus and Roach). All students

with an approved middle school transfer in 2009-2010 may request to remain at their previously

approved campus.

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the general public middle school transfer guideline for

2010-2011 school year.

COMMENTS:

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Advancing Academic
Rigor
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Frisco Independent School District


Advancing Academic Rigor

 How are we doing now?


 What are the major barriers?
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 Our most capable


students….where are they?
 Next steps!
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N u m b e r o f S tu d e n ts

0
50
100
150
200
1515
1531
1586
1610
1647
1697
1711
1755
1775
1808
1842
2006 8th Math TAKS
2009 8th Math TAKS

1881
1925
1953
1980
2007

Scale Score
2033
2060
2100
2115
2144
2176
8th Math Score Distributions 2006 v. 2009

2210
2247
Distribution of TAKS Scores

2291
2345
2416
2531
2796
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N u m b e r o f S tu d e n ts

0
25
50
75
100
1610
1680
1726
1786
1815
1856
1872
1891
1920
1939
1964
2006 Exit Science TAKS
2009 Exit Science TAKS

1988
2012
2035
2057
2080

Scale Score
2102
2125
2149
2173
2199
2226
2256
Exit Science Scores Distribution 2006 vs. 2009
Distribution of TAKS Scores

2289
2327
2400
2434
2532
2757
Student Groups and AP
Major increases in sitting for exams,
as well as performance
 All sophomores took the PSAT in October
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 AP Testing
 74.4% of AP Exams taken in 2009 earned
a 3 or better
Major Barriers

 “Exclusive” instead of “Inclusive”


 Support Mechanisms
 Underrepresented Student Groups
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 “Rigorous” work vs “More” work


 Tolerance to Struggling
Capable Students not in Advanced
Courses

Scored 2345 or higher on the 2009


TAKS Math Test:
1183 of 2989, 6th & 7th graders
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395 of 1046, 8th graders


580 of 1049, 9th graders
394 of 917, 10th graders
**TEA defines “college readiness” as 2300 or above on
TAKS.
Capable Students not in Advanced
Courses

Scored 2350 or higher on the 2009


TAKS Science Test:
965 of 2270, 7th & 8th graders
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382 of 1036, 9th graders


307 of 670, 11th graders
Capable Students not in Advanced
Courses

Scored 2350 or higher on the 2009


TAKS Reading Test:
645 of 1340 , 9th graders
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201 of 600, 10th graders


264 of 550, 11th graders
Action Plan
 Departmental Collaboration
 Instructional Resource Guides
 Identify, Embrace and Encourage
 Support Mechanisms
 PreAP/AP Teacher Training
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 “Rigorous” work vs. “More” work


 Instructional Leadership Meetings
 PreAP Algebra 1
 Vertical Teaming
 Review Programs of Successful ISD’s
 An Expanded Role with Academic
Counseling
FISD Counselor’s Role

 Educating Parents
 Encouraging Students
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 Collaboration with Colleagues


Educating Parents

 All Levels
 AP Extravaganza – Jan. 11 and Jan. 25
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 AP PowerPoint, Video, Pamphlets


 Distinguished Achievement Program
Brochure
 Websites and Newsletters
 Coffee with the Counselors
Benefits of AP Program
for Students
Students who complete AP courses are:
 likely to complete more college level work
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 More likely to take additional college courses


within the discipline of their AP coursework

 more likely to graduate with a double major

 twice as likely to go into advanced study

Willingham & Morris, 1986; UT Study 1988


Benefits of AP Program for Students
 Taking AP increases eligibility for scholarships and
makes candidates more attractive to colleges.
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 31 percent of colleges and universities consider


student’s AP experience when making decisions
about which students will receive scholarships.

 85 percent of selective colleges and universities


report that a student’s AP experience favorably
impacts admissions decisions.
 Source: Crux Research, Inc., March 2007
AP and the Cost of College

 A 2008 study found that AP students had


better four-year graduation rates than those
who did not take AP. For example, graduation
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rates for AP English Literature students were


62 percent higher than graduation rates for
those who took other English courses in high
school.
 The typical college cost per year for a four-
year public institution is $7,662 for in-state
students and $18,629 for out-of-state
students. (tuition, fees, and books only)
Source: The College Board, 2008
WHAT COUNTS IN
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

Courses Selected 82

SAT Scores 46

Class Rank 42
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Overall Grades 39

Essay 14

Work/School Activity 6

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90

College Admissions Officials


1992 NACAC Survey
% citing “considerably important”
Educating Parents

 5th Grade Parent Night


 College Ed Information for 7th Grade
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Parents
 8th Grade Parent Night
 Rising Senior Night
 Family Connection
 Sophomore Conferences
Encouraging Students

 College Week
 Guidance Lessons
 Transitioning 6th Grade
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 College Ed 7th Grade


 Middle School Career Planner 8th Grade
 Sophomore Conferences
 Go Center
 Recognition of AP Scholars
 Board Recognition of National Merit Scholars
Collaboration with Colleagues

 Vertical Team
 Professional Development
82

 College Updates
 Partnership with Teachers
Counseling Summary

 Focus on all levels, elementary, middle and


high school
 Educate and encourage students
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 Ongoing Education of Parents


 Importance of transition years for both
students and parents
 Full implementation of the FISD
Comprehensive Guidance Plan
 New and better strategies to “push” students
to challenge themselves academically
BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Doug Zambiasi Administrative Services

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Consider and act on direction for employee health insurance plan for 2010-2011

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

We have studied the advantages and disadvantages of the Frisco ISD self-funded plan and

compared it with the TRS ActiveCare plan. We believe we should remain with our current plan

at this time but work with our consultant in the areas of benefits and premiums in an effort to

more closely mirror the ActiveCare plan. We will continue to monitor our plan's cash reserve

and changes made to the ActiveCare plan in an on-going effort to provide our employees the

best care at the lowest cost.

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve Frisco ISD participation in their partially self-funded health

insurance plan in 2011-2011.

COMMENTS:

Budgeted and funded from FISD budget with no increase to district health insurance contribution.

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES AGENDA ITEM

YOUR NAME: SCHOOL OR DEPARTMENT:

Linda Bass Human Resources

DATE: January 11, 2010

ITEM (BRIEF AGENDA HEADING):

Consider and act on personnel recommendations

Action Item X or Information Item

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Please see monthly personnel resignations and new contracts report following.

RECOMMENDATION:

We recommend a motion to approve the personnel report as written.

COMMENTS:

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PERSONNEL REPORT
Resignations
January 11, 2010

Professional Resignations:

NAME CAMPUS/ASSIGNMENT REASON

Danielle Garcia Allen Elementary Personal Reasons


Special Education Teacher

Mary Helen Hughes Wakeland High School Personal Reasons


Spanish Teacher

Angela Magill Liberty High School Family Circumstances/


English Teacher Job Outside Education

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PERSONNEL REPORT
New Hires
January 11, 2010

Administrative Contract Recommendation:

NAME DEGREE EXP. CAMPUS/ASSIGNMENT

William Rushing BS/Physical Education 33 yrs. Construction Department


M.Ed./Educational Administration Construction Manager
East Texas State Univ.
Commerce, TX

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Professional Contract Recommendations:

NAME DEGREE EXP. CAMPUS/ASSIGNMENT

Amanda Allman BA/Recreation, Park & Tourism 0 yrs. Elliott Elementary School
Sciences Special Education Co-Teacher
Texas A&M Univ.
College Station, TX

Nicole Connor BA/Speech-Language Pathology and 0 yrs. Early Childhood School


Audiology Speech-Language Pathologist
Univ. of North Texas
Denton, TX
MS/Speech-Language Pathology
Texas Woman’s Univ.
Denton, TX

Daisy Falkstein BS/Speech-Language Pathology 6 yrs. Special Education Department


Univ. of Texas at Dallas School Psychologist
Richardson, TX
MS/Psychology
Texas A&M Univ.
Commerce, TX
MS/Clinical Psychology
Argosy Univ.
Farmers Branch, TX

Adam Halford BBA/Marketing 0 yrs. Centennial High School


Univ. of North Texas Special Education Teacher
Denton, TX

Joanna Parker BS/Education 5 yrs. Smith Elementary


Lubbock Christian Univ. Third Grade Teacher
Lubbock, TX

Michael Titus BS/Civil Engineering 0 yrs. Heritage High School


Texas A&M Univ. Special Education Teacher
College Station, TX

Carrie Warren BS/Education 5 yrs. Scoggins Middle School


Mississippi State Univ. School Counselor
Starkville, MS
M.Ed./Education
Univ. of North Texas
Denton, TX
MA/School Counseling
Amberton Univ.
Garland, TX

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